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BA in International Politics with Economics (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , International Politics

Course Description

In choosing to study a degree in International Politics with Economics, at Aberystwyth University, you will be a part of an energetic and lively community in one of the best departments of its kind in the UK, graded "excellent" for its quality of teaching (REF, 2014).

Simply put, the degree in International Politics with Economics (L2L1) explores who gets what on a global scale, how they get it and why. You will discuss power and justice as well as conflict and co-operation. International Politics is fundamentally an interdisciplinary subject that draws on several subjects, including Economics, Politics, History, Philosophy, Law, Geography and Sociology, making our graduates highly employable.

This BA in International Politics with Economics degree will equip you with a critical understanding of global politics, with the additional advantage of superb economics training. This course has a major/minor structure, meaning you will spend two-thirds of your time exploring the key debates and theories of politics in the global age, and one-third of your time studying Economics.

In choosing to study a degree in International Politics with Economics, at Aberystwyth University, you will be a part of an energetic and lively community in one of the best departments of its kind in the UK, graded "excellent" for its quality of teaching (REF, 2014). Simply put, the degree in International Politics with Economics (L2L1) explores who gets what on a global...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 104 - 128

A Levels ABB-BCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-28

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 104 - 128 A Levels ABB-BCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-28 European Baccalaureate: 75%-65%...

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through exams, written and oral presentations, group work and an extended dissertation of approximately 12,000 words. You will also be required to complete additional assignments throughout each term and to strict deadlines. In all these areas you will need self-discipline, academic rigour and an open mind to succeed. 

You will be assessed through exams, written and oral presentations, group work and an extended dissertation of approximately 12,000 words. You will also be required to complete additional assignments throughout each term and to strict deadlines. In all these areas you will need self-discipline, academic rigour and an open mind to succeed.